What this photo doesn’t capture is the scale of the two subjects. The meal was very hard to see until I downloaded the photo! Date: September 9, 2018 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Location: Dallas Arboretum Continue reading Dinner is Served
Here are more photos from my favorite trip to the Dallas Arboretum back in March. The flowers and leaves blurred in the background to create an interesting effect. Some of the water droplets look metallic. A wider view of the … Continue reading Spring Rain
They only play at swanky locations – usually the LBJ Grasslands or wherever shelf fungus can be found. Their specialty is swing and Lindy Hop music to get the crowd moving. But they are very adept at reading the crowd … Continue reading The Fun Gus Band!
Taking photos at clever angles can be deceiving and can offer interesting perspective. I was standing at the bottom of a boulder when I took this photo at Eisenhower State Park. The boulder wasn’t that huge but from the photo … Continue reading A Fresh Perspective of Eisenhower State Park
With last year’s flooding I’ve noticed changes at nearly every park I visit this season: MUSHROOMS! I used to have a very limited supply of mushroom photos. Now I have surplus. Here are highlights from a recent visit to Lake Tawakoni … Continue reading Mushrooms!
I have followed some very talented photographers on Instagram that photograph bugs and insects. I have no idea how they do it. Inspired by their talent, I decided it was time to take my insect photography to a new level. … Continue reading Crossing the threshold
I purchased this hydrangea years ago. It, as well as my passion flower vine, are the most expensive plants I’ve purchased for the garden. But as the photos hopefully display, it’s such a dramatic and beautiful plant. Camera: Canon … Continue reading Hydrangea
Not much to say about the photo. It’s a duck I photographed last weekend. I like getting at my subject’s level – so I snuck as close to the duck as possible. Then I lay down on the grass to … Continue reading Duck and the Grammar Dilemma
I took this photo after a thunderstorm this week. I planned on focusing on the flower and water droplets but then I spotted the spider. Camera: Big Bertha (Canon EOS 5D Mark II) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens … Continue reading Peek-a-boo
“The right tools make the difference” – I have used a similar subject line in email blasts promoting products for work. Because it’s true. It doesn’t matter what industry / activity we are discussing – the right tools make a difference. … Continue reading The right tools make the difference